Great academic opportunities: 19 calls for papers, 3 PhD scholarships, 2 postdocs, 2 summer schools, a job, and a prize for a debut woman writer

Dear ES/PE community member, see below an abundant list of great and interesting academic opportunities: call for papers13 calls for papers for conferences and workshops, 6 calls for contributions to journals’ special issues, 3 doctoral scholarships,  2 calls for summer schools, 2 postdoc positions, a job opening, and a prize for a debut woman writer — in various areas of economic sociology and political economy. Several opportunities are partially funded.
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Calls for Papers:

CfP: “Empire, Capital and Transnational Resistance” conference, University Brighton (UK), 13-15 September, 2017. DL: June 30

> CfP: “Markets, Metrics and Calculative Practice in Public Services” interdisciplinary workshop, University of Edinburgh (UK), 2-3 November 2017. There is a limited number of fee waiver for accepted PhD students. DL: June 30   

> CfP: “The making and circulation of Nordic models, ideas and images” workshop, he Norwegian University Centre in Paris, October 4-6, 2017. DL: June 30.

> CfP: “Challenges for Diverse Societies“, The 4th Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences interdisciplinary doctoral conference, Bamberg University (Germany), 20 – 21 September 2017.  Travel grants available. There are sessions on Labour Markets, Social Mobility, Regional Inequalities, Private Education, and more. DL: June 30 

> CfP: “Working Class Culture“, a research area at the Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association annual conference, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, USA), 8-11 November, 2017. DL: June 30

> CfP: “Sustainability Governance“, Münster Junior Researchers Colloquium, Institut für Politikwissenschaften (Münster, Germany), 12 July 2017. No participation fee. Young scholars will also benefit from a workshop on methodological choices. DL: June 30

CfP: “Reshaping Work” conference, University of Amsterdam, October 19-20, 2017. DL: July 1

CfP: “Economic transformation in Cyprus and the Levant, 1850-1939” conference,  Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation (Nicosia, Cyprus), 3-5 November, 2017. DL: July 1

> CfP: “Policy making in hard times: Deregulation, Dismantling, and Compensation” workshop, Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (Spain), 15-17 November 2017. There is a number of grants for graduate students & early-career scholars from South-Europe, and PhD students & PostDocs from Germany. DL: July 15 

> The 5th Economic Sociology Conference, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business (Washington, DC, USA). DL: July 15 

> CfP: “Reassessment and perspectives of labour policies” international conference, University Roma Tre (Italy), 14-15 December, 2017. Extended DL: July 15 

> CfP: “The Case for Solidarity: Multi-Faith Perspectives on Basic Income” conference, Dominican Institute of Toronto (Canada), 20 October 2017. DL: July 15

> CfP and CfA: “Structural Transformation in Africa“, Review of African Political Economy’s three workshops for scholars and activists in Ghana (November 2017), Tanzania (April 2018) and South Africa (September 2018). 

Calls for papers for special issues:

> CfP: “Peak neoliberalism? Revisiting and rethinking the concept of neoliberalism“, a special issue of Ephemera: Theory & Politics in Organization. DL: June 30

> CfP: “Facing and Coping with Vulnerability“, a special issue of Research in Economic Anthropology. DL: July 4 

> CfP: “Contesting Markets: How Organizations and Social Movements Shape the Political Economy“, a special issue of Socio-Economic Review. DL: September 1 

CfP: “The Poverty of Academia: Exploring the (Intersectional) Realities of Working Class Academics“, a special issue of Journal of Working Class Studies. DL: September 1

> CfP: “From the mixed embeddedness approach to what? Migrant entrepreneurship at a glance“, a special issue of Sociologica – Italian Journal of Sociology (in English). DL: September 1

> CfP: “Exploitation“, a special issue of The Review of Social Economy exploring the conceptual, political and economic aspects of exploitation. DL: December 31

Summer Schools:

> CfA: “Urban Poverty: The Praxis of Planning in Unequal Cities“, Sapienza Summer School, Rome (Italy), 12-15 September 2017. DL: June 30

> CfA: A Training Course in Economic and Social History for postgraduate students, University of Manchester, 29 November – 2 December 2017. DL: July 17 

Postdoctoral positions:

> Postdoc position in the research project “Combatting Fiscal Fraud and Empowering Regulators” at University of Bamberg. DL: July 7

3 Postdoc Fellowships on “Conviviality in Unequal Societies: Perspectives from Latin America” at Merian Centre in São Paulo (Brazil). DL: July 9

Doctoral scholarships:

> The Economic History Society’s bursaries for PhD students in economic and/or social history, residing in UK colleges and universities. DL: July 1

> PhD position in the research project “Combatting Fiscal Fraud and Empowering Regulators” at University of Bamberg. DL: July 7

2 PhD Candidates in Business and Human Rights at the University of New South Wales, (Sydney, Australia). DL: July 21


> Virago and New Statesman women’s prize for politics & economics. The aim with this award is to find new and exciting women’s voices in the field of politics and economics: areas (particularly in economics) where female analysts are woefully under-represented in the media and nonfiction. This prize awards a debut woman writer £500 and a contract for a 20,000 word essay to be published as a Virago ebook, with an option to contract for a full-length book. DL: July 31

Job opportunity:

Professorship in Economic and Social History with a special research focus on World Economy in the 19th and 20th Century, University of Vienna. DL: June 30

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